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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Dust
 
A heap of dust alone remains of thee,
’Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be.
        Pope.—To the Memory of a Lady.
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What is pomp, rule, reign, but earth and dust?
And, live we how we can, yet die we must.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry VI., Part III. Act V. Scene 2. (Warwick.)
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Clay and clay differs in dignity,
Whose dust is both alike.
        Shakespeare.—Cymbeline, Act IV. Scene 2. (Imogen to Aviragus.)
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        Mean and mighty, rotting
Together, have one dust.
        Shakespeare.—Cymbeline, Act IV. Scene 2. (Belarius.)
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Thou wilt not leave us in the dust.
        Tennyson.—In Memoriam. (Address to the Saviour, Verse 7.)
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Thou shalt not leave my soul in Hell: neither shalt thou suffer thy Holy One to see corruption.
        Psalms.—Prayer Book version, XVI. ver. xi.
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